[OSM-dev] Rantings about API 0.6

Stefan de Konink stefan at konink.de
Tue Feb 10 18:50:06 GMT 2009


Scott Shawcroft wrote:
> It'll be even faster when served from multiple computers.  My friend and 
> I are using Python, Thrift and Berkeley DB to stretch it across multiple 
> boxes.  It will scale better than any language rewrite.

Cherokee, the webserver I wrote it for, comes with something called 
DBSlayer. This basically distributes any queries over multiple 
databases. So running multiple instances of the system and using 
Cherokee's reverse proxy technology, no 'interpreter' language is ever 
required.


Stefan




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